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A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

One Solution to the World's Wars: Alternative Energy

Michael Shammas | Posted 11.10.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Crimea, once part of Ukraine, is now part of Russia (at least according to Putin). Yet so far, this dramatic move is being met with relatively weak responses from the United States and Europe.

Iran: Nuclear Energy for War or Peace? A Renewable Suggestion

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

One of the many serious issues the planet faces is whether or not Iran's nuclear program is to develop weapons or to be able to turn on a switch for l...

Gas Fracking: No Time for Nuance

Carl Safina | Posted 10.04.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

What kind of country exempts one practice -- fracking for gas -- from its Clean Water Act, since the process contaminates water? The America I want and have loved doesn't sell its core values -- and yet we've done just that for fracking.

A Better Way for Clean Energy Investment

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

While many Americans would like to see us move toward "green energy" as a means to reduce our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels in general, such a move should be driven by market forces, not the strong arm of government and crony capitalism.

Saturn's Age-Defying Secret Revealed

Posted 05.06.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 05/06/2013 11:47 AM EDT on SPACE.com As planets age, they typically become cooler and darker, but astronomers have long...

The Future of Renewable Energy: Interview With Bloomberg New Energy Finance CEO Michael Liebreich

James Grundvig | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
James Grundvig

One year, 200 analysts, 850 participants, and an energy report with surprising results came out of this year's Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Sum...

Bike Power Week, April 15-19

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Natalie Pace

The goal of Bike Power week is that people will get creative on how to do without gasoline for five days and in so doing, find ways to make lasting, cleaner choices in their lives.

Alaska's Geothermal Energy For Sale?

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Alaska will offer potential developers the chance to explore geothermal resources...

We Need New Action on Renewable Electricity at Rio+20

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.14.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Twenty years after the first Earth Summit in Rio, it is time that world leaders return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Earth Summit and step up their game on renewable electricity.

Will Hawaii See More Geothermal Power?

AP | TREENA SHAPIRO | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — Legislation before Hawaii's governor could expand geothermal energy production across the state. The pending measures...

Community Power vs. the Kochs

Aaron Bartley | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Aaron Bartley

While the oil and gas lobby dominates at the federal level, communities across the United States are making great strides in gaining control of energy production by advancing an impressive range of renewable projects.

Some Renewable Energy Advocates Place High Hopes On A Volcano

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

-- Geothermal energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to demonstr...

Headlines You'll Never Read About Renewables...

Andrew Winston | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Our days of relying on fossil fuels are numbered. That's not a political or moral statement -- it's a scientific one.

Is County 'Pitkin' A Fight With Oil And Gas?

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

Pitkin County Commissioners may seek tougher regulations again in an effort to prevent drilling in the Thompson Divide area, the Aspen Times reports. ...

Fearing Nuclear Power, Japan Looks To Hot Springs For Energy

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green

BBC News reports that on the heels of Japan's nuclear disaster, the country is looking into other sources of energy, including geothermal. Geothermal ...

The New Thirty Years' War

Michael T. Klare | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green
Michael T. Klare

A 30-year war for energy preeminence? You wouldn't wish it even on a desperate planet. But that's where we're headed and there's no turning back.

A New Way To Curb Global Warming

Posted 08.10.2011 | Green

A promising new technology could provide a powerful weapon in the fight against global warming. From Gizmag: The technology focuses on tapping h...

Will Disasters Finally Tip the Balance for Renewable Solutions? In the New Economy, the Time Is Now

Sebastian Copeland | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Sebastian Copeland

Wind, biofuel, biomass, hydro, wave power, geothermal and of course conservation: those solutions have been with us for some time. But our most precious renewable energies are commitment, foresight and imagination.

Renewables Are More Than Ready

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Karl Grossman

From solar to wind to wave-power to tidal-power to bio-fuels to small hydropower to co-generation and on and on, a renewable energy windfall is at hand.

Green News Report: March 17, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Crisis i...

Does Drilling For Electricity Make Sense?

scientificamerican.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Harnessing the earth's heat to generate electricity has long been an overlooked renewable resource, despite having produced power reliably in Italy si...

Obama's "Clean Energy" Pump Fake

Tom Weis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Weis

Obama's State of the Union appeased the American public by calling for a modern day, green energy moon shot, then undercut any hope for real change by reassuring powerful, polluting corporations.

Time to Move Like the Wind to Save Clean Energy

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

Democrats in the House spent the past two years fighting to forge a real, long-term plan for energy independence. Unfortunately, Republicans in the Senate killed every attempt to move forward. This is not acceptable.

Swimming in What?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Today I swam in the waste product of Iceland's power generating station while smearing silica grease on my face. I'd paid the equivalent of $50 for the privilege and it was an experience I'll never forget.